Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing

Canadian Finishing & Coatings Manufacturing Digital Digest, The Finish Line, is distributed on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Please download any of our past issues using the links below.

 

2024 Issues


AkzoNobel Ups Powder Investment | Sherwin-Williams Awarded for Heat-Flex Coating | McCol Metals Aids Plating Industry in PGM Recovery and Recycling and more - April 2, 2024


BASF Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers | Rust-Oleum Presents Colour of the Year | Spray Tech Industrial Merges with PBS and more - March 19, 2024


Brenntag Awarded ISCC Plus Cert | Arya Chem Named Canadian Distributor for DCL | LANXESS Expands in North America and more - March 5, 2024


Akzo Launches New Ready-To-Ship Architectural Powders | PPG Adds Two Adhesives to Aerospace Portfolio | Optimise Chemical Dosing to Cut Costs and more - February 21, 2024


Chris Merritt Retires from Gema | AMPP Names New CFO | AkzoNobel helps Aakaar with Chrome Alternative and more - February 6, 2024


PPG Names New Sustainability VP | Polychem Powder Launches Colour Trends | BYK Offers Calibration Upgrade and more - January 23, 2024


Andicor Joins Lintech | Dynamix Adds to its Team | ABB Acquires Canadian Sensor Company and more - January 9, 2024


 

2023 Issues


AkzoNobel Co-develops AI Software | PPG Opens $17M Aerospace Center | AMPP Reveals Conference Keynote Speaker and more - December 19, 2023


CPCA Announces 2024 Conference Location | CASF Presents Leadership Award | DOW Canada to Construct World’s First Net-Zero Complex and more - December 5, 2023


Sames North America Opens Powder Lab | AkzoNobel Launches Low Energy Powder | Government Publishes DSAR for Titanium Compounds and more - November 21, 2023


Protech Acquires MF Paints | Change in Management for SATA Canada | Clariant Launches PTFE-Free Alternative | Kontek Welcomes New Engineering Designer and more - November 7, 2023


Axine Water Tech Expands Leadership Team | Sherwin-Williams Elects New CEO | PPG Partners in Optical Coatings and more - October 17, 2023


Cloverdale Paint Expands in B.C. | ABB Expands with Canadian Facility | Widerholdt Celebrates 30 Years at Gema | Interpon D Anodic Creates Aluminum Effect and more - October 3, 2023


NTS Expands with New HQ | CMTS Returns to Toronto | AkzoNobel’s Colour of the Year for Wood | Sames Modular Mixing and more - September 19, 2023


Barentz Names New CEO | PPG Announces 2024 Colour of the Year | BASF Updates Sustainability Method | Novarc to Demo Cobots at FABTECH and more - September 5, 2023


Dispersion Lab Opens Doors for Customers | PPG Appoints John Bruno to Finance VP | DuBois Hosts First Webinar | Schold Mfg. Acquires EMI Mills and more - August 15, 2023


Federal Grant Boosts AM Innovation in BC | MKS Launches Closed-Loop System for Plating | CCAI Announces Two Updated Tech Manuals and More - August 1, 2023


AkzoNobel Advances Manufacturing in North America | Clariant Smooths the Shift to Water-based Wood Coatings | Gardco Launches New Rotational Viscometer - July 18, 2023


ChemQuest Welcomes New Director | BYK Honoured With Innovation Award | UV Coating Market Expected to Reach $7K Million and more - July 4, 2023


Product Care Names New President | CME: Canadian Manufacturing at Risk of Falling Behind | AkzoNobel Launches First Open Powder Calculator | CASF to Hit the Links and more - June 20, 2023


CPCA Honours Industry Excellence | PPG Invests $44M in Global Powder Production |Axine Showcases PFAS Destruction Solution at SUR/FIN and more - June 6, 2023


Alternatives to Hard Chrome | Hendor Appoints VP for Canada and US | Sames’ New Airless Gun | Gerdau Launches Two Additives for Pants and Coatings and more - May 16, 2023


Tolsa Reports Growth of Fireproof Additive | Carlisle Welcomes New Global Product Manager | Oxo Alcohol Market Growth and more - May 2, 2023


Capturing Tribal Knowledge | Sherwin-Williams Wins Three AMPP Awards | PPG’s New Aerospace Sealant Kit and more - April 18, 2023


BlastOne Acquires VertiDrive | Toronto Startup Focuses on Automotive Paint Challenges | Carlisle Fluid Announces Promotions and more - April 4, 2023


FABTECH Adds Orlando to Event Rotation | Venjakob Demos Roller Coating Live | CASF Announces 2023 Board of Directors and more - March 21, 2023


Lorama Introduces Industrial Colourants | Automation for ESD Coatings | New Field Testing Equipment and more - March 7, 2023


Microcolor Dispersions Acquires F.H. & Sons | AkzoNobel brings a New Reality in Paint Training | PMRA Publishes Final Assessments for Six Critical Paint Preservatives and more - February 21, 2023


BASF recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers | AkzoNobel goes 100% Renewable in North America | DeFelsko Launches Gloss Meter | Gema adds to Service Team and more - February 7, 2023


AkzoNobel Launches EV Powder Coatings | Healthy Growth for Coatings Additives | Gema Promotes Merritt to VP and more - January 24, 2023


Pigment Manufacturer files Chapter 11 | Caplugs Launches Free Webinar Series | AkzoNobel Names New Managing Director of Industrial Coatings and more - January 10, 2023


 

2022 Issues


Happy Holidays from CFCM | NASF to host conference in Hawaii | ROSS Dual Shaft Mixer and more - December 20, 2022


European Court Rules Ti02 was Wrongly Classified | Umicore Explores EV Battery Material Partnership | PAMA hosts Flame Resistant Webinar and more - December 6, 2022


On the Show Floor at FABTECH 2022 | CPCA Welcomes New Board Member | LestaUSA Partners with Wagner and more - November 15, 2022


Dupont launches Cyanide-free Silver | DOPAG adds progressive cavity pumps | AkzoNobel and Carlisle Fluid Tech people announcements and more - November 1, 2022


Quaker Houghton Names Canadian Account Manager | BASF Partners in Developing Shark-like Surface Tech | Helmee Imaging Opens US Company and more - October 18, 2022


ABB invests $13M in Canadian Expansion | SAMES KREMLIN Rebrands | Management Change at SATA Canada and more - October 4, 2022


ICA hosts Grand Opening | Cortec’s new COO | AkzoNobel names Director of Powder Coatings | RadTech posts Fall Meeting Schedule and More - September 20, 2022


AkzoNobel creates Bespoke Colours for Euro Airline | EPA Approves RadTech Test Method | PPG’s 2023 Colour of the Year | People Announcements | Product News and more - September 7, 2022


Plating Facility Overrode 460 Alarms | Nouryon Granted Patent for Tagged Polymers | SAMES KREMLIN Names New Canadian Regional Manager and more - August 16, 2022


PCI Brings Powder Coating Workshop to Canada | Uni-Select Acquires Maslack | Lorama to Distribute Delta Additives | Atotech Opens Mexico Facility and more - August 2, 2022


Umicore to Invest $1.5B in Battery Material Plant | New UV-C Stabilizers for Polyolefin Surfaces | Antifouling Coating Market Report | Heubach Expands Orange Colour Range and more - July 19, 2022


BASF Teams Up with THOR | AkzoNobel Names New CEO | PPG Gives Lyft Retroreflective Power and more - July 5, 2022


FABTECH Canada Returns | SUR/FIN 2022 | Orion Increases Prices for Carbon Black and More - June 21, 2022


Get your Free CFCM Buyers Guide Listing | CPCA's Micheline Foucher Honoured at Annual Chair Awards Dinner | Jeff Hale Celebrates 35 Years at Gema and More - June 7, 2022


BMW to Use BASF Sustainable Coatings, Carbon Black Price Increase, People Announcements, and More - May 17, 2022


FedDev Invests $2M in Lorama Group, Nouryon Hikes Price on DME, and more - May 3, 2022


Keeping Environmental Over-Checking In Check - April 20, 2022


FABTECH Canada / CPCA Keynote / Product News - April 5, 2022


Evonik Introduces Renewable Isophorone Products - March 15, 2022


Ceresana Analyzes Market for Paints and Coatings - March 1, 2022


Government of Canada Awards Funding for Coatings Research - February 15, 2022


Latest Products Incoming 2022 - February 1, 2022


New Acquisitions in 2022 - January 18, 2022


New Coating Developments on the Horizon for 2022 - January 4, 2022


 

2021 Issues


Price Increases Continue Due to Resin Shortage - December 21, 2021


New Coating Technology Developments on the Rise - December 7, 2021


Powder Coatings' Vital Role in an Electric Future - November 16, 2021


Alyssa Kerslake Joins CFCM as Managing Editor - November 3, 2021


AAC Elects First Female Chair, Archroma Celebrates 8th Anniversary and More in CFCM Magazine’s The Finish Line! - October 19, 2021


The Premiere Issue of The Finish Line is Here - October 5, 2021


 

 

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